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Rebecca Edwards

Taking The Risk

This week I have been thinking a lot about research, reward, and risk. On Monday, Chris and I had lunch with our good friend Tom, who is...
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Feeding and Being Fed

At my house we recently discovered the TV show “Worst Cooks in America.” The show is in its twelfth season, so we are pretty late to the...
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Following the Star

Last month, at the Braid holiday party, I watched part of the Christmas story being acted out right in front of my eyes. Here is what happened:...
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Water to Grow

This fall I finally learned how to how to take care of my succulents. In six years of living in California, I’ve managed to keep quite a...
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The Perfect Cookie

Last weekend I made my first batch of gingerbread cookies for the season. I have been baking these cookies for as long as I can remember. Some...
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Lost Children

This weekend I read a haunting story, published in the New York Times, about the “Lost Children of Tuam.” Tuam is a small town in Ireland that...
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Windows That Sustain

Last week I reflected upon the importance of photographs and how they can act as windows into the past to remind us or evoke within us the...
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Looking Through the Window

You might have friends or colleagues who hang vacation photos in their office, or perhaps you do so yourself. When I was living in Knoxville, Tennessee, I...
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The Healing Power of Play

Sometime in the wee hours of the morning on December 1, 1982, my mom shook me awake. Our apartment building was on fire. Thanks to a kind...
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Enough for Today

There is an old Bible story about bread falling from the sky. It comes from the book of Exodus, which tells about the Israelites’ being freed from...
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